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Net Closes on 'Jihadi John' as London Pair Probed
World  (tags: Great Britain, 'Jihadi John', violence, death, crime, world, news, middle-east )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
An NHS doctor from east London who was previously accused of kidnapping Western journalists in Syria may hold the key to identifying the jihadi who beheaded James Foley, intelligence sources have disclosed.
In Case of Slain Journalist, Negotiations, Silence, Then a Chilling Warning
World  (tags: Syria, journalist, crime, death, middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, usa, world, war )

Lone
- 6 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Foley's death, highlighting how Syria has become perhaps the most dangerous country on earth for journalists, followed intense efforts by GlobalPost and others to identify his captors
European Fighters Take On More Prominent Roles In The Islamic State
World  (tags: middle-east, politics, violence, terrorism, ISIS, world )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - npr.org
British authorities are trying to identify the masked man who executed American photojournalist James Foley in a video that has caused massive global reaction.
Desmond Tutu: My Plea to the People of Israel - "Liberate Yourselves By Liberating Palestine"
World  (tags: palestine, middle-east, israel, politics, war, usa, death )

Nils Ande
- 1 day ago - goldenageofgaia.com
Over the past few weeks, more than 1.6 million people across the world have signed onto this movement by joining an Avaaz campaign calling on corporations profiting from the Israeli occupation and/or implicated in the abuse and repression of Palestinians.
Rape Victims of Islam
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, iraq, middle-east, palestine, news, Refugees&Relief, politics, Refugees&Relief, media, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, unitednations, violence, war, world )

Rahman
- 1 day ago - shariaunveiled.wordpress.com
This woman tells the story of the Yezidi girls who committed suicide. "They took the girls by force and raped them, and after they returned they killed themselves."
With Ceasefire Set to Expire, Palestinians Aim to Lift the Siege While Israel Wants to Turn 'Gaza Into Ramallah'
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza, Ramallah, human rights, violence, world, politics, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, news, middle-east, Refugees & Relief, society )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The Israeli Minister of Information Yuval Steinitz said Wednesday at a press conference in Jerusalem hours before the five-day ceasefire was announced their team intends to "make Gaza into Ramallah" through the discussions.
Iraq Aid Operation Launched By UN Refugee Agency UNHCR
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, iraq, politics, goodnews, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, conflict )

Cal
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
The United Nations agency for refugees is launching a major aid operation to reach more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq.
No More Mr. Nice Islamic State
World  (tags: world, middle-east, iraq, ISIS )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
When IS first made inroads in Iraq, it didn't enforce its most stringent policies. Now, the group is blowing up sacred shrines, and Sunni residents are re-evaluating their prior support of the extremists.
Iraq's Christians Feel the US and the Church Have Abandoned Them
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, ISIS< Iraqi Christians, usa, middle-east, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
As President Obama declares mission accomplished on Mount Sinjar, those gathered in Erbil feel forgotten.
UN Inquiry Into War in Gaza
World  (tags: conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, israel, middle-east, Gaza, Hamas, terrorists, politics, terrorism, UnitedNations, violence )

Ge
- 4 days ago - unitedwithisrael.org
With missiles raining down on Israeli cities, launched by Hamas and other terror groups in Gaza, Israel's main objective has been to destroy terror infrastructure - most notably, massive tunnels leading into Israel - and to restore calm to civilians.
Haaretz: Stop Listening to the Jewish Jihadis
World  (tags: Haaretz, israel, middle-east, news, Gaza, on-line Jewish jihadis, danger )

Evelyn
- 6 days ago - haaretz.com
Those who say Israel is always right and the world is out to get us are causing long-term damage to Israel. stop listening to these Jewish jihadis who tell us we are always right and the world is out to get us.
PETITION; Take the Occupation to Court
World  (tags: HumanRights, israel, middle-east, palestine, Justice, conflict, government )

Eleonora
- 7 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We, the undersigned, having seen the massacres committed against the people of Gaza, are writing to say that the time has come to join the Rome Statute and/or issue a declaration accepting the Court's jurisdiction over crimes committed in
Islamic State Militants Seize More Territory in Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, war, ISISI, Syria, middle-east, conflict )

Cal
- 8 days ago - globalpost.com
The advance in northeast Aleppo province is part of a wider Islamic State offensive to seize a belt of territory near the border with Turkey.
Month-Long War in Gaza Has Left a Humanitarian and Environmental Crisis
World  (tags: assault-massacres Gaza destruction 2014, Israeli forces violations, war crimes, Red Cross, Peter Maurer, Ban ki-moon, crimes against humanity, UnitedNations, HumanRights, children, death, terrorism, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, media, usa, europe )

Jess
- 9 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Everywhere you look there is destruction... "I've never seen such massive destruction ever before," Peter Maurer, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said
NDTV Exclusive: How Hamas Assembles and Fires Rockets
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, government, humanrights, interesting, middle-east, news, media, israel, palestine, politics, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, violence, world, war )

Quanta
- 9 days ago - ndtv.com
Gaza: In the minutes before the ceasefire kicked in at Gaza this morning, Hamas fired a flurry of rockets towards Israel - 30 according to some counts.
 

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